U.S. HOTELS EXPERIENCED overall flat year-over-year results during the week of Oct. 20 to 26, according to STR. Occupancy decreased 0.2 percent to 70.5 percent while ADR increased 0.2 percent to $135. RevPAR stayed flat at $95.15.
Among the top 25 markets, Dallas, Texas posted the only double-digit occupancy increase, up 10.5 percent to 75.1 percent. This resulted in the largest RevPAR jump, up 16.6 percent to $95.48.
Washington, D.C., reported the highest jump in ADR, up 9 percent to $195.2 and the second-largest increase in RevPAR, up 10.9 percent to $161.14.
New Orleans registered the largest decrease in occupancy, down 8.3 percent to 79.3 percent. The city also experienced the second-steepest declines in ADR, down 7.2 percent to $177.67 and RevPAR, down 14.9 percent to $140.85.
The only double-digit ADR decline reported was in the San Francisco area, down 15.4 percent to $257.17 which resulted in the largest decline in RevPAR, down 15.1 percent to $227.52.
San Diego registered the only other double-digit decline in RevPAR, down 10.3 percent to $129.79.
In the previous week, U.S. hotel industry reported mostly negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics.